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William Somerset Maugham



    It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.

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    If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?

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    The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.

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    There are two good things in life freedom of thought and freedom of action

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    If people waited to know one another before they married, the world wouldn't be so grossly over-populated as it is now

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    Death doesn't affect the living because it has not happened yet. Death doesn't concern the dead because they have ceased to exist.

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    It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humor.

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    A woman can forgive a man for the harm he does her, but she can never forgive him for the sacrifices he makes on her account

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    Men have an extraordinarily erroneous opinion of their position in nature; and the error is ineradicable.

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    Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.

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    Money is like a sixth sense - and you can't make use of the other five without it

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    Beauty is something wonderful and strange that the artist fashions out of the chaos of the world in the torment of his soul

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    The love that lasts the longest is the love that is never returned.

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